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Ethiopia

Rumours of famine increasing in a country at war

Potentially, Ethiopia soon will have to deal with two major problems simultaneously. The country has been at war with neighbouring Eritrea since the summer of 1998 - which puts a big strain on its...

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Burundi + 4 more

Severe famine threat in E.Africa, FAO says

By David Brough ROME, April 3 (Reuters) - Nearly 16 million people need emergency food aid in drought-stricken east Africa and the threat of starvation is severe in some areas, the U.N. Food and...

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Ethiopia

Southern Ethiopia Famine Concern

By our Staff Reporter Yesterday, the late and much anticipated belg rain started in Addis Ababa and its surroundings. The recent changing weather patterns brought about a drought that may lead to a...

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Ethiopia

Rain starts but crisis deepens

By Our Staff Reporter A smattering of rain has finally started in Addis and a few other areas of the country - 4 to 6 weeks late depending on whom you listen to and where you are. Although the rain...

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Eritrea + 4 more

Drought in the Greater Horn of Africa - Millions face famine

The Horn of Africa is on the brink of a major humanitarian crisis with some 12.4 million people in five countries facing severe food shortages and possibly famine because of drought. The drought is...

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Eritrea + 12 more

WFP Emergency Report No. 13 of 2000

This report includes: A) Horn of Africa drought - regional update B) Somalia C) Southern Africa floods: Madagascar and Mozambique D) East Africa: Burundi, Uganda and Tanzania. From Francesco...

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Chad + 12 more

FEWS Bulletin AFR/00-03: Eastern Africa and the Horn

The Current Crisis Worsens in Ethiopia At the time of this report, the onset of the critical belg (secondary) rains was already 3 to 5 weeks late in highly and extremely food-insecure agricultural...

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Djibouti + 4 more

Horn of Africa Drought Information Bulletin #3 (FY 2000)

Note: New information is underlined. Background The Horn of Africa is currently facing a humanitarian crisis of serious proportions. Drought is the primary cause for the current food crisis in the...

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